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Two People

Two People

Kelly Sisco, Staff Writer
September 16, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Poetry, Truly Yours, Kelly!

Please forgive me for this fight, which we are about to have. Please understand that fighting sometimes is just what we do. No need to get all upset cause this to shall pass. Pass away like every one of our other fights. No good and no fun is all of this. In fact, it’s terrible that we work ourselves...

Not Really Dead (Essay)

Kelly Sisco, Staff Writer
September 16, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Poetry, Truly Yours, Kelly!

I was his sunshine and he was mine. It’s been a little over 1 year since he passed, time goes by too fast. I think about him everyday but I’m shocked my grandmother does not talk more about him. I stood over him when his eyes closed and he passed on. My dad was out driving one of my grandfather's...

Did You Find Me Yet?

Did You Find Me Yet?

Kelly Sisco, Staff Writer
September 16, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Poetry, Truly Yours, Kelly!

Can you find me in that book? Look close, carefully and really good because I am there. I am there a few times just on that page. It’s like playing Where’s Waldo? You surely remember that famous game growing up. Waldo was always wearing a red and white stripped shirt, matching hat and was drawn into...

Mr., Sir., Madman, Miss. What Do You See? Who are you? Do you Hear a Change? Who will you be by the End of the Year?

Mr., Sir., Madman, Miss.  What Do You See? Who are you? Do you Hear a Change? Who will you be by the End of the Year?

Kelly Sisco, Staff Writer
September 16, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Poetry, Truly Yours, Kelly!

Lipstick, makeup, heals, a bra, dyed hair and a dress is what I see now when I look at him. Yes, him I repeat. This may startle you but like I have learned and grown to accept what is, you may choice hopefully to accept things too. His voice will change too in time. His walk is still not quite all there....

I-Crazy

I-Crazy

Barry Paige, Staff Writer
September 14, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Powerful Paige

All week new yorkers have been standing in line at participating apple stores in anticipation for it's latest technological invention: the I-Phone 5. The line is filled with dedicated apple customers who have camped out in front of the store to be the first in receiving the i-phone, which doesn't hit...

41 Year-Old Man Leaves Wife and Kids For 18 Year-Old Former High School student

I-Crazy

Anne Rugumba, staff writer
April 5, 2012
Filed under Columnists, My African Eye

A California woman is livid and alleging abuse against a 41 year-old former high school teacher who moved into an apartment with her 18 year-old daughter. James Hooker, 41, left his job when it was revealed that he was in a relationship with Jordan Powers, 18. Hooker left his wife and kids for Jordan. Jordan...

Man Shoots Daughter’s Laptop After Reading Her Post On Facebook

I-Crazy

Anne Rugumba, staff
April 5, 2012
Filed under Columnists, My African Eye

A man named Tommy Jordan from North Carolina recently posted an eight minute video that showed him shooting his daughters laptop after reading posts that his daughter had posted on facebook complaining about doing house chores. Here is what the young girl Hannah posted.. “To my parents: I'm not...

American Reunion?!

American Reunion?!

Vincent Roszkowski, Entertainment Editor
March 24, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Entertainment, Movies and Television, The Weekly SoundOff

Since 1999, the American Pie series of movies has been quite a comedic, and memorable ride at its best. With moments such as Jim making that hilarious "home made movie" with that smoking hot brunette chick in the very first American Pie movie, to the fraternity vs midget fraternity football game in American...

Life, Party Of One.

Life, Party Of One.

Larry Curtis Jr., Staff Writer
March 15, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Larry Life

I  profess to be no expert on the subject of happiness and love. Though when I was younger, I imagined that by now, I would be living the American dream of  having a nagging wife, 2.5 delinquent children and only another 50 years left on my mortgage. Alas, the wife never materialized. I only wat...

Girl Scout Launches Cookie Boycott Campaign

Girl Scout Launches Cookie Boycott Campaign

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Jasmine Williams, Managing Editor
March 8, 2012
Filed under Columnists, Mainstream Media's Mold

Several months ago, I wandered upon a very intriguing video on my Facebook account. The headline read, “Girl Scout Launches Cookie Boycott Campaign,” which instantly caught my attention because, well who doesn’t love Girl Scout cookies? However, I was NOT mentally prepared for what I was...

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